College of Allied Health Professions

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D. named Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty

Corrine Hanson, Ph.D., associate professor, medical nutrition education, College of Allied Health Professions, will receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Junior Faculty Award at the annual Faculty Senate Awards ceremony, at 4 p.m., April 24 in the Durham Research Center Auditorium. Name: Corrine Hanson, Ph.D. Title: Associate professor, medical nutrition education, College of Allied Health Professions Joined UNMC: 2011 Hometown: Schuyler, Neb. With how many… Continue Reading

Thayers’ gift is a perfect match

This story by Kalani Simpson, UNMC public relations, appeared in UNMC Today on April 06, 2018. The Thayer family — an anchor in health care in the Grand Island area for many years — recently made a $500,000 donation to the College of Allied Health Professions to endow scholarships for allied health students. But then something even more amazing happened. That $500,000 became $1 million…. Continue Reading

Collaboration turns into Recognition

A new collaboration between Pat Hageman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Michael Yoerger, MA, and Liz Wellsandt, PT, PhD, examined 30-month weight loss and weight maintenance outcomes of women with obesity and physician-diagnosed arthritis. Their findings showed that women who have weight losses of ≥ 5% of baseline body weight had clinically relevant improvements in blood pressure, HDL, and self-reported physical function. This team was selected as… Continue Reading